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German Commerce Raider vs British Cruiser

The Atlantic & The Pacific 1941 · Duel

by Robert Forczyk Author · Ian Palmer Illustrator


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During World War II, the Kriegsmarine armed a number of merchant vessels with concealed guns and torpedo tubes for surprise attacks against Allied shipping. To counter this deadly threat, the Royal Navy employed cruisers and their intelligence-gathering apparatus to find and destroy the disguised German commerce raiders. This Duel title covers the deadly game of cat and mouse, fought by these surface vessels during World War II.

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Bloomsbury Publishing
Osprey Publishing
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Robert Forczyk (Author)

Robert Forczyk has a PhD in International Relations and National Security from the University of Maryland and a strong background in European and Asian military history. He retired as a lieutenant colonel from the US Army Reserves having served...

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